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Can A Hiatal Hernia Cause Fluid On The Lungs
Typically no, but...: A truly sizable hiatal hernia may be contributory to your symptoms. Is it fixed, sliding, para-esophageal? Before you consider surgery for the hiatal hernia and its manifestations of gerd, have you tried and failed appropriately-dosed acid blocker agents and anti-reflux diet modification? Has a ph study and manometry been considered? Does your stomach empty normally? ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Sure...: Lung disease adds risk to any surgery performed under sedation. Check with your pulmonologist to see if it is safe for you to proceed at this time. ...Read more
I have small hiatal hernia but have constant chest pressure and fullness that never goes away..Could this be due to hernia? Heart & lungs are fine.
I have been noticing lately that become short of breath after a large meal. It feels like my stomach is pushing on my lungs. Hiatal hernia?
Possibly: Could be a hiatal hernia, but could also be normal. As your stomach fills up, there is less room for your lungs to push down to inflate, so your feeling like stomach pushing on lungs is correct. Easiest way to fix is not eat large meals. Maybe more frequent, smaller meals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a hiadal hernia cause congestion in the lungs?Im having severe cramping & pulling next to the hernia below the rside of my ribs.Short of breathe
Yes: If big enough can cause restriction on the respective lung. ...Read more
Many on both sides: Possibilities. Can't answer without more data.Get a more detailed answer ›
U/hernia surgery 36 hrs. Lungs/throat irritated (b-tube) severe coughing episodes. Didn't hold stomach. Will cause damage to surgery? < painful.
NO: Avoid vigorous athletic activity and heavy lifting till cleared by surgeon ...Read more
Unlikely: Hiatal hernias do not usually cause symptoms. In some cases, though, hiatal hernias cause stomach acid to leak into the esophagus. This is called acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux, and it can cause symptoms, including: ?burning in the chest, known as heartburn ?burning in the throat or an acid taste in the throat ?stomach or chest pain ?trouble swallowing ?a raspy voice or a sore throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
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